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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    A nation on the brink: Ukraine faces its own demons
    Mar24

    A nation on the brink: Ukraine faces its own demons

    While combat continues in Eastern Ukraine, a perhaps more important battle for the soul of Ukraine is playing out in the political corridors and the corporate boardrooms of Kyiv. Since independence, Ukraine has struggled continuously to break the iron triangle of oligarchic rule, corruption, and financial instability that has left Ukraine mired...

    Russian Factory Ownership Hurts Ukraine’s President Poroshenko
    Mar24

    Russian Factory Ownership Hurts Ukraine’s President Poroshenko

    President Petro Poroshenko’s continued ownership of a confectionary manufacturing facility in Lipetsk, Russia, has become such a political burden for the Ukrainian leader that he specifically addressed the issue of its sale in an exclusive TV interview earlier this month (March 2015) (TSN, March 13). Ukraine’s president—who has yet to...

    Is Moscow Preparing for a New War Against Georgia?
    Mar24

    Is Moscow Preparing for a New War Against Georgia?

    President Vladimir Putin has been organizing so many military exercises in so many parts of the Russian Federation (see EDM, March 19)—a process that has required Moscow to shift units from one area to another—that it is virtually impossible to say just where he intends to use military force next. But there is one possible clue: A recent article...

    Bellwether Balkan Fish at Risk from Dams, Gagauzia Strengthens Ties to Moscow
    Mar24

    Bellwether Balkan Fish at Risk from Dams, Gagauzia Strengthens Ties to Moscow

    Plus, a new twist in Albania’s political murder scandal, and experts say China is outpacing Russia in the 21st-century ‘great game.’ …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    What’s Russia Doing in Africa?
    Mar24

    What’s Russia Doing in Africa?

    Atlantic Council’s Pham shares insights on Russia’s acitivities on the continent Under pressure from the West over its actions in Ukraine, including the annexation of Crimea, Russia is increasingly turning its attention to Africa, says J. Peter Pham, Director of the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center. “Recent developments have...

    Dispute Between Poroshenko and Billionaire Governor Threaten Ukraine Alliance
    Mar24

    Dispute Between Poroshenko and Billionaire Governor Threaten Ukraine Alliance

    March 24, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Crimea one year after Russian annexation
    Mar24

    Crimea one year after Russian annexation

    Why the international community shouldn’t forget about Crimea …read more Source: European Policy...

    Greece to present full reform list by Monday in bid to unlock bailout cash
    Mar24

    Greece to present full reform list by Monday in bid to unlock bailout cash

    Greece to present full reform list by Monday in bid to unlock bailout cashGreece will present a full package of proposed reforms to its Eurozone partners “by Monday at the latest,” a Greek government spokesman told Mega TV. The move is aimed at speeding up the disbursement of the remaining EU/IMF bailout money. Meanwhile, Greek Prime Minister...

    Russia’s Policy Toolbox
    Mar24

    Russia’s Policy Toolbox

    The current diplomatic disconnect between Russia and US-EU is monumental. Having returned from the Munich Security Conference former German Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger stated at the Hertie School of Governance, “Trust between the two sides is virtually at zero.” With the recent crisis in Ukraine it is vital that the Atlantic community assess...

    The Adolescent Country
    Mar24

    The Adolescent Country

    In his keynote address to world leaders at the G20 Summit in Brisbane last November, Australia’s Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, chose to complain about the difficulty of getting his domestic budget, including a $7 co-payment for medical patients, through a fractious parliament. World leaders were openly bemused. In this Lowy Institute essay...

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